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Early Childhood, Diet, Mental Health, Canada, University of Montreal, Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, Quebec Longitudinal Study of Child Development, Meals, family activities

Eating Together as a Family Helps Children Feel Better, Physically and Mentally

Children who routinely eat their meals together with their family are more likely to experience long-term physical and mental health benefits, a new Canadian study shows.

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Health Research, Leukemia, CLL, National, Cancer

Your Diagnosis May Surprise You: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

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Rehabiliation, Donation, Toronto Rehab, University Health Network, Toronto Rehab Foundation

Largest-Ever Gift to a Canadian Rehab Hospital Will Support New Therapies for Brain-Related Disorders

With a transformational gift of $20 million to the Toronto Rehab Foundation, Walter and Maria Schroeder, along with their family, have established The Walter and Maria Schroeder Brain Institute.

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Cystic Fibrosis, Kalydeco, Orkambi, quorum-sensing inhibitors

Cystic Fibrosis: Discovery of a Key Molecule for Improving Treatments

Researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have identified a promising solution to improving treatments offered to patients with cystic fibrosis.

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genes, Weight Gain, Body Mass Index, obesity genes, snowball obesity genes

McMaster Researchers Find Genes May ‘Snowball’ Obesity

The researchers looked at 37 genes that are well established as modulating the body mass in 75,230 adults with European ancestry and found the nine with the snowball effect.

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Spinal Tap Needle Type Impacts the Risk of Complications

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There is a more than 50 per cent reduction in the occurrence of headaches with the atraumatic needles, and also more than a 50 per cent reduction in patient readmissions and return to emergency rooms for narcotics or blood patches.

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Churchill Marine Observatory Receives New Federal Funding

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In Churchill today, the federal government, through Western Economic Diversification Canada, announced a significant investment to assist Canadians with the cost of food and to generate economic growth, particularly in northern Manitoba.

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Churchill Marine Observatory Receives New Federal Funding

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In Churchill today, the federal government, through Western Economic Diversification Canada, announced a significant investment to assist Canadians with the cost of food and to generate economic growth, particularly in northern Manitoba.

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Video Game, Neu, Behaviour, University of Montreal, Canada, Super Mario 64, Alzheimber's Disease, cognitive health

Some Video Games Are Good for Older Adults' Brains

Summary: Playing 3D-platform video games on a regular basis may improve cognitive functions in seniors and increase grey matter in a brain structure called the hippocampus, a Canadian study suggests

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Collections, Artifacts Explore the #Halifaxexplosion on the 100th Anniversary of the Disaster

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